Championship 2009/10: Sheffield United
Recent record: The two teams have met 14 times in the Championship since the Sky Blues' relegation, City winning 4, United winning 7 and the honours being even on 3 occasions.
Former Sky Blues: No current former City players are currently on the books at Bramall Lane.
Summer talking point: Will the Blades keep hold of their top young talents, Kyle Naughton, a target for Tottenham and Everton, and Kyle Walker, also wanted at Spurs.
Coming to Coventry: Midweek, in mid-September.